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Wednesday 16 September 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Raines and Peter Keleghan. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The DuPont Show with June Allyson.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Four Just Men

Starring: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Interpol Calling

Starring: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Riverboat

Starring: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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Johnny Staccato

Starring: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli

Country: United States

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Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Magician

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjrnstrand

Country: United States

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman

Country: United States

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon

Country: United States

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Facts:
  • President De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1959?

  • Life: Seven astronauts
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Bryant Conant -- Sep. 14, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7632

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H.Lawrence Easton Press Special Edition 1975 This is a mint condition never read and a must have for your classic collection.Bound

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

" I predict it will be the funniest and maddest and most quoted book of the year." -- Jack Paar

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